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May 22, 2004

Memos to White House on Geneva Convention by Yoo/Delahunty/Philbin


Memos from John Yoo (Deputy Assistant Attorney General), Robert J. Delahunty (Special Counsel), and Patrick F. Philbin (Deputy Assistant Attorney General)

Here are the key memos written by Justice Department officials to President Bush and the US military did not have to comply with any international laws in the handling of detainees in the war on terrorism. Newsweek released the documents on May 21. They are in .pdf format.


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